Microsoft news recap is a weekly feature highlighting the top Microsoft news stories of the past week. Sit back, grab some coffee, and enjoy the read!
Microsoft Rewards expands to 38 new countries
Microsoft Rewards is now available in 58 countries, after adding an additional 38 countries this week, allowing more people to benefit from rewards points from using Microsoft products and services.
Microsoft reveals in interview that Xbox Cloud Gaming’s hourly use had grown 1800% in the past year
In an interview, it has been revealed that hourly usage of Xbox Cloud Gaming has grown by 1800% in the past year, marking steep growth in the amount of play time taking place on the service.
Microsoft broke its own hiring record, adding 40,000 employees over the year
Over the past year, Microsoft has added an additional 40,000 employees, marking a record-breaking hiring spree. It takes the company to 221,000 total employees.
Microsoft Teams is officially optimized for Apple Silicon
Users of Apple M1 or M2 devices can now benefit from an optimised Microsoft Teams experience, after a native version of Microsoft Teams was launched following a beta test.
That’s it for this week. We will be back next week with more Microsoft news.